Coaching for Sales, Account Management and Professional Development
Be Your Own Hype Person
Qualifying Like a Pro
Bringing Warmth to Cold Outreach
Boast Don't Brag
Giving & Receiving Impactful Feedback
Upselling & Driving Value
The Challenger Sale
Bring Louis to your company or event for a memorable and actionable experience.
Communication coach Louis Melendez helps people find the words to get what they want — whether it’s a new job, promotion, closed deal or improved relationship. After selling millions in digital ads at Yelp and raising millions more for charity at Charitybuzz, Louis founded Have Better Conversations to teach others how to successfully negotiate and communicate in their professional and personal lives.
Also an improv and live comedy performer, Louis uses a light-hearted and candid approach to sharing tools and strategies for developing confident, human and outcome-driven communication skills and habits.
"Working with Louis is nothing short of exciting! He is passionate, thoughtful and engaged from the jumping off point. I came to him with a suggestion of putting on a larger training for my company and he absolutely ran with and proceeded to deliver one of the most celebrated trainings year-to-date for our business unit."
– JILL SANTOS, REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
"Louis has a great knack for making things personable and fun, but what stands out most is that he makes things challenging so that people can improve. Louis helped my team be more comfortable building rapport with customers."
– DWIGHT LAWSON, HEAD of SALES
"My team at ClassPass would shout from the rooftops about how much they love Louis (in fact, they actually do shout their love for Louis in our team Slack channels). His workshops are fun and engaging, and his communication tactics are effective and memorable. Louis' training has 100% contributed to my team's increased confidence when pitching their clients."
– KINSEY LIVINGSTON, VP of PARTNERSHIPS
Hear from Employees
Louis has completely transformed the way I articulate my words, and he has helped me gain confidence on Zoom calls. I cannot say enough good things about my training with Louis, as they have positively impacted the way I carry myself in a corporate setting.
– Corporate Account Manager at ClassPass
I’ve learned a lot from Louis, but one of the most important things was building my confidence with my own selling style.
– Partner Development Manager at ClassPass
Louis challenges me to be bolder and unafraid to ask hard questions. I think his 1:1 sessions are extremely impactful.
– Corporate Salesperson at ClassPass
The 1:1 sessions are extremely helpful. It's helpful to practice cold-calling and messaging with someone who is not a part of the Ethena organization and does not fully understand our message or value. It feels like a real customer when Louis and I practiced cold-calling and many of his tactics I use today on calls.
- Account executive at Ethena
I liked the groups sessions because the Sales folks rarely "rehearse" calls together. The group critiques are great for building a shared language.
- Account executive at Ethena